Latest update adds new map and game mode to Lead & Gold

by: Chad -
Owners of Lead & Gold: Gangs of the Wild West will get a new update automatically patched into the game when they run Steam.  What's included in the update?  The new map is named Jacob's Bridge; it's got a bridge, a train, new artwork and more.  See it in action by watching this video.


You probably noticed the fact that the video also talked about Demolition.  That's the new game mode. It features lots of explosions and pits two gangs against each other with the objective of blowing stuff up.  There's even a few other updates that Fatshark made to the game. Read on for the details and to watch a video that features the QA manager talking about the new content.
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West Updated with new Map and Game Mode

New York – May 18, 2010 - Fatshark and Paradox Interactive have released the latest update of their 3rd person shooter for the PC, Lead & Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. Featuring a new map and a new game mode, this game continues to bring the heat.
The new map and game mode is automatically patched into the game and is available here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/42120/

Catch a glimpse of the new map in a brand new trailer:


Lead & Gold: Gangs of the Wild West’s newest map, Jacob’s Bridge, features new artwork and is set in the northern reaches of the Wild West. The new game mode, Demolition, pits two gangs against each other in a Powder Keg spin off where the objective is to blow stuff up. Rivaling gangs play simultaneously as both attackers and defenders battling franticly to destroy the opposing gang’s objectives.

In addition to a new map and game mode, gamers will be given the opportunity to change his or her Profession at any time in the game resulting in a death, and gangs will now be given the option to vote or kick off players of their own team. On top of the additions, several improvements were added to the game. And, in the spirit of true competition, WANTED posters will expand to the top three leaders of the leaderboard and can be found in the Sinner's Gulch map.

Fatshark has also released a behind the scenes video, where QA Manager Victor Magnuson describes the new map and game mode :



For more information on the game, please join the Lead & Gold Facebook fan page, visit www.leadandgold.com, www.fatshark.se/leadandgold or follow the game on Twitter @leadandgold.

About Paradox Interactive
Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes originally developed titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Elven Legacy series, Mount&Blade and Majesty 2. Paradox made an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com and follow @pdxinteractive on twitter.

About Fatshark
Fatshark is a Swedish game development studio located in Stockholm comprised of experienced and skilled developers with experience from several AAA titles. Fatshark is currently releasing Lead and Gold and has just announced that they work on Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 for Capcom. Follow Fatshark at twitter, www.twitter.com/fatsharkgames and www.fatshark.se
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